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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00
This book examines the history of policewomen from 1880 to 2012, particularly in the United States. It looks at the problems women had being accepted into the male police establishment and at the harassment and discrimination they often suffered from male officers. For women in policing there were three distinct phases. First was acceptance into forces... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 36.95
Since the first and second editions of this book, there have been extensive changes in the private investigative sector. The Internet and technological advances have revolutionized how investigators work cases. Today, private investigators have computer access to diverse sources of information, and communication and photographic technologies have reached... more...
- SAGE Publications 2013; US$ 144.00
This single volume set answers questions surrounding community policing, including the evolution of community policiing, how police departments engage with the public and how effective have efforts in community policing been. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95
While some books about police psychology contain a chapter on the fitness-for-duty question, this is the first comprehensive publication focused exclusively on psychological fitness-for-duty evaluations (FFDEs) for law enforcement personnel. This handbook is ideal for professionals and for coursework designed to prepare individuals for careers as... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 49.95
The purpose of this fifth edition is to stimulate the veteran, novice, or would-be police supervisor to utilize his or her most powerful tool, common sense, in carrying out the duties of an effective leader. Made up of life experience, good judgment, prudence, and a well-developed ability for solid reasoning and logical decision making, common sense... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 187.95
Myriad forms of communication occur within the criminal justice system as judges and attorneys speak to juries, law enforcement officers interact with the public, and the news media presents stories of events in courtrooms. Hindrances abound, however. Law enforcement officers and justice system personnel often encounter challenges that affect their... more...
- Lyons Press 2013; US$ 23.99
He was born in rural Missouri, and it was immediately clear that he was different from the rest. He caught his first criminal when he was just two years old. By his sixth birthday, he had located burglars, missing children, drug dealers, rapists, and murderers?including Utah?s most wanted criminal. Known to friends as JJ, to law enforcement as Michael... more...
- Algora Publishing 2014; US$ 22.95
Great Britain is in a great crisis, one that gets worse with every attempt to patch things up. The global spread of technology and international links enables a rapid rise in the traffic of dangerous ideas, dangerous materials and dangerous people. An international journalist ties together the common strands that create the fuse for unquenched violence... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00
Remarkably little has been written about the theory and practice of applied police research, despite growing demand for evidence in crime prevention. Designed to fill this gap, this book offers a valuable new resource. It contains a carefully curated selection of contributions from some of the world's leading applied police researchers. Together,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 89.95
This text examines police administration from multiple perspectives: a systems perspective (emphasizing the interrelatedness among units and organizations); a traditional, structural perspective (administrative principles, management functions, and the importance of written guidelines); a human behavioral perspective (the human element in organizations);... more...